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RE: ext3 with quota under heavy load.



> The journal being full is a crucial issue, because if it 
> isn't full you
> can start a new transaction without problems, but when it is 
> full you need
> to flush the journal and wait for all existing users to free 
> up their handles,
> which will never happen if the first process has a 
> transaction handle and is
> blocked waiting for a lock the second process is holding.
> 
> Cheers, Andreas
> --

	Interesting - is there any way to monitor the journal usage to
determine if a given filesystem would benefit from an increased journal
size?

-poul




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